Select from the frequently asked questions below
- Hybridization is the mixing of atomic orbitals in an atom to produce a set of hybrid orbitals.
- Hybridization must occur as a result of the mixing of nonequivalent orbitals.
- Hybrid orbitals are the atomic orbitals obtained when two or more nonequivalent orbitals form the same atom combine in preparation for bond formation.
What are the electron domain geometry of a water molecule and the hybridization of the central oxygen atom?